posted on Aug, 9 2004 @ 04:53 PM
Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Ed Belfour pulled out of the upcoming World Cup of Hockey tournament because of back
Belfour most likely would have served as the backup for Team Canada to Olympic starter Martin Brodeur of the New Jersey Devils. Roberto Luongo of the
Florida Panthers was also named to the team.
The 39-year-old Belfour appeared in 59 games last season for Toronto and posted a 34-19-6 record to go along with a 2.13 goals-against average and 10